noun. ['ægˈnɑːstɪk'] someone who is doubtful or noncommittal about something.
- unemotional person
Words that Rhyme with Agnostic
How do you pronounce agnostic?
Pronounce agnostic as ægˈnɑstɪk.
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Example sentences of the word agnostic
As much as a third of people younger than 30 are atheist, agnostic or claim no religious affiliation.
Quotes containing the word agnostic
1. Mario, what do you get when you cross an insomniac, an unwilling agnostic and a dyslexic?""I give.""You get someone who stays up all night torturing himself mentally over the question of whether or not there's a dog.
- David Foster Wallace, Infinite Jest
2. I did not marry the first girl that I fell in love with, because there was a tremendous religious conflict, at the time. She was an atheist, and I was an agnostic.
- Woody Allen
3. I do not consider it an insult, but rather a compliment to be called an agnostic. I do not pretend to know where many ignorant men are sure — that is all that agnosticism means.
- Clarence Darrow
noun. ['ægˈnɑːstɪk'] a person who claims that they cannot have true knowledge about the existence of God (but does not deny that God might exist).
adjective. ['ægˈnɑːstɪk'] uncertain of all claims to knowledge.